Two Injured in South Ottumwa Shooting

By Ellis Codjoe, January 19, 2019

A shooting on the south side of Ottumwa Saturday morning resulted in two individuals being transported to the hospital.

According to Sergeant Steve Kovacs of the Ottumwa Police Department, officers were called to 521 South Davis Street with the reports of gunfire.

When authorities arrived on scene they found two people shot and quickly determined that the shooting was accidental.

The two victims were taken to Ottumwa Regional Health Center with injuries that appeared to be non-life threatening.

There have not been any arrests made at this time.

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